Food: meat and salad


Last night was the bachelor party dinner of Cesar (the 3rd one from left), one of my best friends. He’s getting married on 5/28 in Argentina. So excited for him!!! 😆 He’s flying back today so we celebrated it last night at Divino Lounge, an argentinean restaurant.

Nothing better than a good meal with good friends! 😀

IMG_3031.JPG

Since it’s an argentinean restaurant, meat is the star of the night. Star and I ordered the tradicional argentine parrillada ( for 2 ) that came with 2 short ribs, 2 argentine sausages, skirt steak, blood sausage and sweetbreads served with french fries, mixed green salad and chimichurri sauce.

IMG_3036.JPG

as you can see there was a LOT of MEAT!!! I had short ribs and skirt steak. They were GOOD!

Star also had sausage and blood sausage.

IMG_3041.JPG

Although a lot of people love it, I can’t eat it! It grosses me out by just looking at it now.

We ended up with Flan with Dulce de Leche, a typical argentinean dessert.

IMG_3042.JPG

Let’s talk about SALAD! I’m obsessed with this salad dressing.

IMG_2967.JPG

Spicy tahini dressing, inspired by Mama Pea’s Kale Sunshine Salad

for 1 serving as meal

  • 1-2 tbsp of tahini
  • 2 tbsp of rice vinager or plum vinegar (I like plum vinegar more)
  • 1-2 tbsp of water
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • S+P
  • red pepper
  • pinch of stevia
The first day I used italian kale

IMG_2968.JPG

I follow Mama Pea’s method by removing all the thick stem and chop it to bite size.

Add the dressing

IMG_2971.JPG

let it sit (soften) in the fridge for 30 min. Add chopped tomatoes from the farmer market and tofu. Serve!

IMG_2977.JPG

I LOVE it!!! I was amazed of how tasty it is. I think anything that uses tahini is wonderful, but adding the cayenne pepper takes it to another level! 😀

The next day I made it again using rainbow collard greens instead of the kale

IMG_2981.JPG

IMG_2984.JPG

tasty too but less spicy.

And today I made it with baby lettuces, tomatoes and 2 microwaved eggs.

IMG_3046.JPG

IMG_3049.JPG

I like the salad with italian kale the most because it’s more spicy and chewy. The lettuce became a little bit watery and collard green was kind of boring.

To complete the meal, I have two steamed corns!

I really like this dressing. It’s so easy to make and it makes a “bland” salad so amazing! You can add whatever ingredients for the salad (I wouldn’t add ingredients that it’s strong in flavor like tuna, salmon because I think it’s better to have one strong flavor). The key is let the salad sit in the fridge for few minutes and the cayenne pepper.

Q: Are you in salad mood lately? What’s your current favorite dressing?

Advertisements

6 Comments

Filed under food, restaurant

6 responses to “Food: meat and salad

  1. I agree–anything with tahini is delicious!

  2. I love tahini dressing. Thanks for the recipe. It looks like you had a great time!

  3. I have never even heard of Italian kale! I’ll have to look for that at the store today. I’ve been into salads lately, and raspberry vinaigrette dressings. Yum. I’ve also been into hard-boiled eggs on TOP of my salads!

    Yeah, that blood sausage grosses me out too. Ewwww

  4. Looks like it was a super fun night, Coco! I love the sound of that salad dressing, yum!

    Happy Friday! 🙂

  5. I have been eating big, colourful salads ALL week! Definitely a summer staple for me….

  6. I just tried some blood sausage in my friends place last week. They are soooo good!! It reminds me of the Brazilian place you guys took me too in Argentina!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s